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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell (1792-1878), Prime Minister and writer

Sitter associated with 228 portraits
As a Member of Parliament for the Whig party from 1813, Lord John Russell's efforts to reform Parliament contributed to the introduction of the Reform Act in 1832. Prime Minister 1846-52 and 1865-6, and Foreign Secretary 1859-65, he exemplified the Whig doctrines of civil rights, toleration of dissent and respect for education.

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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by James Bromley, published by Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, published by Hodgson & Graves, after Sir George Hayter
mezzotint, published August 1836
NPG D39924


John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by Émile Desmaisons, printed by Lemercier Bernard et Cie, published by A.H. & C.E. Baily
lithograph, 20 May 1842
NPG D39925


John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by D.J. Pound, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
line engraving, circa 1842-1877
NPG D16095


John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by Samuel Bellin, printed by Brooker & Harrison, published by George Routledge, after Thomas Heathfield Carrick
mezzotint, published 15 August 1844
NPG D39927


John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

after Thomas Heathfield Carrick
mezzotint, circa 1844
NPG D39928


John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by D.J. Pound, published by The London Joint Stock Newspaper Company, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
line engraving, 1850s-1860s
NPG D39930


John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by Alphonse Léon Noël, printed by Lemercier, published by Victor Delarue, after William Walker & Sons
lithograph, 1864
NPG D39929


Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston; John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
pen and ink, before 1901
NPG D6536

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